The Agile Manifesto extols the virtues of working software over documentation as a true measure of progress and business value. Teams in the early stages of agile adoption sometimes misinterpret this to mean that they should not write anything down. Other teams that are accustomed to waterfall and documentation-heavy methodologies continue creating extensive and redundant … Continue reading Lean Requirements with User Acceptance Test Cases
Month: September 2012
Are You Being Agile or Doing Agile?
The starting point for adopting agile is for a team to learn the mechanics of an approach such as Scrum. They write user stories instead of use cases, do daily standups dutifully, and replace their lessons learned meetings with sprint retrospectives. Eventually the rest of the business comes on board, and the Product Owner takes … Continue reading Are You Being Agile or Doing Agile?